Archive for October 12th, 2019

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on trade optimism

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Friday on optimism about US-Chinese talks on ending a tariff war. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced, while [...]
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China denounces Thai politicians for backing HK protests

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such a move could harm [...]
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HK protesters gear up at ‘National Calamity Hardware Store’

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee’s pop-up stall is [...]
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HK protesters gather to mark Taiwan’s celebration of 108th anniversary of Republic of China in a show of defiance against Beijing

HK protesters gather to mark Taiwan’s celebration of 108th anniversary of Republic of China in a show of defiance against Beijing

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Protesters gathered in various locations in Hong Kong on Thursday evening to mark Taiwan’s celebration of its 108th anniversary as the Republic of China, in a show of [...]
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HK says not trying to stop protests, just violence

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled government, which has enacted colonial-era emergency powers, said on Thursday it would not take any further measures to counter violent protests [...]
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Nearly a third of HK protesters arrested over past four months of unrest aged under 18, city’s No 2 official reveals, calling trend ‘heartbreaking’

Nearly a third of HK protesters arrested over past four months of unrest aged under 18, city’s No 2 official reveals, calling trend ‘heartbreaking’

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nearly a third of anti-government protesters arrested over four months of civil unrest in Hong Kong were aged under 18, the city’s No 2 official revealed on Thursday, [...]
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HK protests: police have right to remove masks from reporters and patients at any time under new law, top brass tell frontline officers

HK protests: police have right to remove masks from reporters and patients at any time under new law, top brass tell frontline officers

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have the right to remove masks from reporters and patients at any time, the force’s top brass have told frontline officers and that anyone who resists [...]
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HK’s metro, legislature open but more protests planned

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s metro operator opened all its stations on Friday for the first time in a week, before another round of anti-government protests at the weekend, as the [...]
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Hundreds take to HK streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong’s central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and [...]
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‘No one showed up!’ HK’s protests face acid test

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Ronald sacrificed his lunchtime to join the protest in a Hong Kong park. He quivered at the prospect of communing with hundreds of like-minded office workers stirred by the [...]
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Apple chief defends pulling app used by HK protestors

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Apple chief Tim Cook on Thursday defended the decision to pull an app used by protesters in Hong Kong to track police, according to a leaked email to employees obtained by a [...]
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More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid ongoing protests, survey finds

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid ongoing protests, survey finds

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid the ongoing social unrest, according to a recent survey by Chinese University, compared with around a third of [...]
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Hundreds take to HK streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

Hundreds take to HK streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong’s central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and [...]
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Mainland China troops and police not part of HK police operations  govt

Mainland China troops and police not part of HK police operations govt

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s mainland army and police are not part of Hong Kong police operations, the city’s government said on Thursday, responding to Internet rumours the [...]
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Google yanks HK protester role-playing app

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on [...]
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